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Begin a career in photography with this masterclass


TL;DR: The Complete Guide to Photography course is on sale for £16 as of June 19, saving you 93% on list price. As the saying goes, a picture's worth a thousand words. Unlike the written word or some abstract painting, photography has the power to freeze a moment in time, transport us to a faraway land, or even start an explosive Twitter reaction. Nowadays, anyone can technically be a photographer -- all your need is a smartphone. But if you want to advance your shutter skills beyond selfies and VSCO filters, there's the Photography Masterclass: Your Complete Guide to Photography course.

In pictures: 2017 Galapagos photography competition

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The winners have been announced for a photography competition capturing wildlife and scenery from across the Galapagos Islands. All images are subject to copyright.

Take some classes on outdoor photography and become Instagram-famous (maybe)


Mother nature provides some of the best photo opps. But outdoor photography can be a whole other ballgame. Between a quickly moving sun, wind, rain, and a testy squirrel, you'll need to be prepared to do more than push a button. You'll also learn basic post-processing techniques for landscape and nature photography in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom 5, so you can get the best images possible from your shots. Basically, if you're looking to improve your photography skills from setting the scene to editing the final version, this bundle should not be missed.

Check out Engadget's guide to cameras and photography!


Engadget is all about tech and how we live with it. But take a look at the site in 2019, and there are many facets to what we do: We've been publishing product reviews for most of the site's 15-year history. We've also expanded into original reporting and features. And we have a whole section where you can find a mix of user reviews and buying advice. Now we're combining those ideas to build out comprehensive guides.

Here's how to not suck at photography


Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Back in 2013, The Guardian pondered the "death of photography" as an art form as smartphone cameras became ubiquitous. Maybe -- but to be fair, those Instagram filters can only get you so far. It's time to dust off your DSLR or trusty point-and-shoot and enroll in the Hollywood Art Institute Photography Course, a 22-module online class that will improve your photography skills from the very first lesson. Through videos, articles, ebooks, flashcards, quizzes, and more, you'll study a variety of photography techniques used by some of the best in the business.